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Syria: Army Forces Advance Deeper in Eastern Damascus



Syrian army soldiers continued the battle against the Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) near the capital city of Damascus, and opened their way into new areas in Eastern Ghouta.

The army forces extended the range of their advances after heavy clashes with the terrorists in Housh al-Zawahereh in Eastern Damascus, and regained control of more points.

During the operations, they destroyed a tank and a military vehicle belonging to the terrorists and killed 8 militants.

The Syrian troops, supported by the artillery and missile units, also engaged in fierce clashes with al-Nusra militants in al-Qaboun district of Eastern Damascus, killing and wounding several terrorists.

Meantime, the army forces seized back two long tunnels of the terrorists in al-Qaboun.

In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian army troops continued military operations in the Eastern parts of Damascus province and won back control of more positions, while a main operations room of the Al-Nusra Front was targeted and destroyed under the heavy fire of the army.

The army men, supported by the artillery and missile units, engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in al-Qaboun region in the Northeastern countryside of Damascus city and managed to take back several buildings in the region, killing or wounding a number of militants.

In the meantime, the army’s artillery units shelled Al-Nusra positions in al-Qaboun, destroying the main operation room of the terrorists and killing the entire fighters in the room.

Field sources, meantime, reported that the warplanes targeted terrorists’ concentration centers in al-Qaboun, killing and wounding several militants.

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